Cover photo for Gary McRay's Obituary
Gary McRay Profile Photo
1948 Gary 2021

Gary McRay

January 3, 1948 — November 28, 2021

Gary McRay

73, passed away peacefully at home on November 28, 2021. Gary was born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, to the late Emerson and Myrtle McRay on January 3, 1948.

He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Sandy (Traylor) McRay; children; Dave (Janette), Emily, April (Robert); grandchildren; Cody, Brittany, Gage, Danielle, Anna, Mackenna, and Caleb; great grandchildren; Briella, Brantley, Owen, Kennedy, Oakley, and Eleanore; sisters; Rita, Cathy, and Dixie; fur babies; Diesel, Oliver, and Lily.

Gary was a loving husband who always provided for his family. He owned a trucking business with his wife, and retired from Rumpke in 2016. He enjoyed getting his grandchildren on and off the school bus, playing Crazy-8s with them, and spending quality time with his family.

There will be a gathering for Gary at Eaton First Church of God (601 E Lexington Rd Eaton, OH 45320) on December 4, 2021 at 4PM. For condolences, please visit

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gary McRay, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, December 4, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree